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Greetings from older "Newbie" to bikes

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by CR, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. Hi all,

    Got my "L's" a week ago and just joined netrider a couple of days ago. Just thought I'd jump on and make my self known. Looking forward to hopefully getting some wheels soon (probably a VTR250) and joining the coffee nights and meeting other like minded people. I'm in Knoxfield Victoria.



    CR
     
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  2. You posted this in the wrong forum.
    You are in so much trouble now!
     
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  3. Death by firing squad.... I dont think so and because you're thinking of a VTR you'll fit in wherever you post. :LOL:

    Welcome to NR and you're never to old :grin:
     
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  4. Welcome :)

    The VTR are mighty bikes.
     
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  5. Ooops!!

    I just saw the sticky under General Discussion on new members.
    Generally new to discussion forums too!!
    Please be nice and I'll soon get the hang of it.

    CR
     
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  6. hiya and welcome
    im not all that far away from ya so i may catch up with one day

    phil
     
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  7. Welcome CR.

    I'm an older newbie too. Just got my VTR.

    Might see you around one night at a coffee meet.
     
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  8. I'm starting to feel at home already.

    CR
     
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  9. Just how old is older? Like are you in the running for a record?
     
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  10. Welcome aboard.. :grin:
     
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  11. Definitely not over the hill by a long way. I'm 44. I just felt a little in the older crowd since everyone except one at the "L's" course was 30 or under.

    So looking forward to getting a bike and getting on the the road for fun fun fun!!!!!!
     
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  12. Just joined myself old bastard in lynbrook catch at a coffee night
     
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  13. Welcome,

    Us old buggers can still ride you know. Knoxfield . . . so we will see you at a Tuesday night coffee then?
     
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  14. hi and welcome :grin:
     
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  15. Hey Roderick,

    Always thought a Ducati would be an awsome bike to own one day. What are they like to ride? And yes, as soon as I get some wheels I plan to get along to some coffee nights so look forward to catching up

    CR
     
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  16. Well, the Multistrada has a very upright position, suitable for us old guys, so it isn't die hard sports bike. . . but it is a lot of fun to ride, and it is way more capable than I am as a rider, so it keeps me out of trouble. It handles touring or the twisties no problem. It also comes with serious gear fitted standard, like braided lines, decent brakes, and a dry clutch you could race with. :grin:

    Many people who have ridden lots of different bikes over many years say that the Multistrada is the most fun to ride of any bike they have had. I haven't had enough bike to claim that though.

    Yes, it is very nice to own an icon like a Ducati.
     
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